Fall 2016

Textbook List

All books are subject to change until July 15th. Please refer to the syllabus on the first day of class for final listing.

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Course: DVPM701
Pastoral Counseling
Professor: Bals

 

Required Texts:
The Pastor and Counseling: The Basics of Shepherding Members in Need, Jeremy Pierre and Deepak Reju
978-1-4335-4512-2
Understanding People: Why We Long for Relationship, Lawrence J. Crabb
978-0-310-33607-5
The Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life--Including Yourself
, Chuck DeGroat
978-0-8028-7143-5
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith,
Tim Keller
978-0-525-95079-0
From Brokenness to Community
, Jean Vanier
0-8091-3341-5


DVHD501

Patristic and Medieval History and Doctrine

Professor: Beckwith
 

Required Texts:
The Christological Controversy, Richard Norris
978-0800614119
On God and Christ, Gregory of Nazianzus
978-0881412406
Confessions, Augustine
978-0199537822
On the Incarnation, Athanasius (trans. J. Behr)
9780881414097
On Christian Doctrine and Practice, Basil of Caesarea
978-0881414585
Augustine in His Own Words, William Harmless
978-0813217437
Works on the Spirit, Athanasius and Didymus the Blind
978-0881413793
Readings in Christian Thought, Hugh Kerr
978-0-687-35547-1


DVHD708
Doctrine of the Trinity
Professor: Beckwith
 


Required Texts:
Jesus and the God of Israel, Richard Bauckham
978-0802845597
On the Holy Spirit, Basil the Great
978-0881418767
On Christian Doctrine and Practice, Basil of Caesarea
978-0881414585
On God and Christ, Gregory of Nazianzus
978-0881412406
Works on the Spirit, Athanasius and Didymus the Blind
978-0881413793
The Holy Trinity, Carl Beckwith


DVHD721
Between Sabbaths: Faith, Work and Economics on the other Six Days
Professor: DeVine
 


Required Texts:
The Good of Affluence, John Schneider
978-0802833631
Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work, Timothy Keller
978-0-525-95270-1
The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism, Michael Novak
9780819178237
Poverty
and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire, Peter Brown
9781584651468 or 1-58465-146-6


DVHD601
Modern History and Doctrine
Professor: DeVine
 


Required Texts:
The Reasonableness of Christianity, John Locke
978-0804703413
Pia Desideria, Philip Jacob Spener
978-1579108861
A Jonathan Edwards Reader, John E. Smith
978-0300098389
Handbook of Consolations, Johan Gerhard
978-1606086643
Readings in Christian Thought, Hugh Kerr
978-0-687-35547-1
The Doctrine of Repentance, Thomas Watson
0851515215
Baptist Confessions, Covenants, and Catechisms, Timothy and Denise George
978-0805420760
A Reformation Debate, John Calvin and Jacopo Sadoleto
978801023903
Calvin's Institutes: Abridged Version, John Calvin, Donald McKim Editor
9780664222987


DVEV500
Evangelism & Church Growth
Professor: Dorsett
 


Required texts:
Master Plan of Evangelism (unabridged), Robert E. Coleman
978-0800788087
Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?, Timothy George
978-0310247487
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer
978-0830837991
Spiritual Multiplication in the Real World, Bob McNabb
978-1942374015
Can We Trust the Gospels, Mark Roberts
978-1581348668
The Bondage Breaker, Neil Anderson
978-0736918145


DVSF621
Jesus the Great Physician
Professor: Dorsett

 

Required texts:
The Great Physician (unabridged), G. Campbell Morgan
978-0800704858
The Mind of the Master (unabridged), Robert E. Coleman
978-0877885757


DVML626
Supervised Ministry Practicum 1
Professor: Fuller

 

Required text:
Ministry Greenhouse, George Hillman
978-1-56699-260-9


DVSF501
Introduction to Spiritual Formation
Professor: Gaston
 

 

Required texts:
Water from a Deep Well: Christian Spirituality from Early Martyrs to Modern Missionaries, Gerald L. Sittser
978-0-8308-3493-8
Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God's Beloved, Trevor Hudson
978-0-8308-1092-5
Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0-06-060852-8
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, Richard J. Foster
978-0-06-062839-0
Invitation to a Journey A Road Map for Spiritual Formation, M. Robert Mulholland Jr.
978-0830813865


DVOT511
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
Professor: Gignilliat 

 

Required text:
Introducing Biblical Hebrew, Allen Ross
0801021472


DVOT616
Hebrew Exegesis Practicum
Professor: Gignilliat

 

Required texts:
A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, William L. Holladay
0802834132
Biblical Words and Their Meaning, Moisés Silva
9780310479819
The Text of the Old Testament, Third Edition, Ernst Würthwein
9780802866806
Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (Hebrew Edition), Karl Elliger and Willhelm Rudulph, eds.
978-1598561630
Ruth: A Handbook on the Hebrew Bible, Robert D. Holmstedt
1932792910
A Guide to Hebrew Syntax, Bill T. Arnold and John H. Choi
0521533481


DVBF502
Old Testament Theology
Professor: House

 

Required texts:
Old Testament Theology, Paul R House
0-8308-1523-6
Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible, Wayne Grudem, et al., eds
978-1-4335-3162-0


DVOT721
Exposition of the Minor Prophets
Professor: House

 

Required texts:
The Twelve Prophets: Vol. One, Marvin Sweeney
978-0814650950
The Twelve Prophets: Vol. Two, Marvin Sweeney
978-0814650912


DVHD601
Modern History and Doctrine
Professor: Malysz

 

Required texts:
A Reformation Debate, John Calvin and Jacopo Sadoleto
978-0- 8010-2390-3
Mediations on First Philosophy, René Descartes
978-0-87220-192-7
A Jonathan Edwards Reader, John E. Smith, ed.
978-0300098389
Handbook of Consolations, Johan Gerhard
9781606086643
The Reasonableness of Christianity, John Locke
978-0804703413
Pia Desideria, Philip Jacob Spener
978-0800619534
John Wesley, A. C. Outler, ed.
978-0195028102
The Spiritual Exercises, St Ignatius (trans. A. Mottola)
978-0385024365


DVHD701
Doctrine and Ethics
Professor: Malysz
 


Required texts:
Improvisation: The Drama of Christian Ethics, Samuel Wells
9781587430718
Christian Faith: Dogmatics in Outline, B. A. Gerrish
9780664256982
From Nothing: A Theology of Creation, Ian A. McFarland
9780664238193
Liquid Love: On the Frailty of Human Bonds, Zygmunt Bauman
9780745624891


DVHD501
Patristic History and Doctrine
Professor: McDermott

 

Required Texts:
The Story of Christianity (Vol. 1), Justo Gonzalez
978-0061855887
Readings in Christian Thought, Hugh Kerr, ed.
978-0687355471
The Christological Controversy, Richard Norris, ed.
978-0800614119
On the Incarnation, Saint Athanasius
978-0-88141-409-7
On God and Christ, Gregory of Nazianzus
978-0-88141-240-6
Three Treatises on the Divine Images, St John of Damascus
978-0-88141-245-1
Confessions, St. Augustine, Chadwick, ed.
978-0199537822
On Christian Doctrine, St Augustine
978-1631740091
The City of God, Saint Augustine, Marcus Dods (trans.)
978-1598563375
Early Christian Writings (1987), Andrew Louth, ed.
978-0140444759


DVHD722
Anglican History and Doctrine
Professor: McDermott

 

Required texts:
A History of the Church of England, JRH Moorman
0-8192-1406-X
The Panther and the Hind, Aidan Nichols
978-0-567-29232-2
The Faith We Confess: An Exposition of the Thirty-Nine Articles, Gerald Bray
978-0-946307-84-5
Love’s Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest for Holiness, Geoffrey Rowell et al, eds.
978-0191070587


DVNT501
Biblical Interpretation
Professor: Padilla
 

Required texts:
The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Grant Osborne
978-0-8308-2826-5
Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God, Timothy Ward
978-0830827442


DVNT616
Greek Exegesis Practicum
Professor: Padilla

 

Required texts:
Colossians-Philemon, Peter O'Brien
978-0310521785
Greek New Testament: 5th Revised Edition with Dictionary, American Bible Society
978-3438051165
The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, Frederick Danker
978-0226136158
The Basics of New Testament Syntax, Daniel Wallace
978-0310232292
Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism, J. Harold Greenlee
978-0801046445


DVNT511

Introduction of New Testament Greek

Professor: Park

 

Required texts:
The Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar, 3rd edition, William Mounce
978-0-310-28768-1
Lecture Notes for Greek I (Provided by professor at start of semester; price TBD)


DVMS500
Introduction to Christian Missions
Professor: Parks

 

Required texts:
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, Ralph Winter [links to Christianbook.com]
0-87808-390-1
Introduction to Global Missions, Zane Pratt, M. David Sills, and Jeff K. Walters
978-1433678752


DVPM721
Science in Theological and Pastoral Perspective
Professor: Reeves

 

Required texts:
Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism, Alvin Plantinga
978-0199812097
God and the Cosmos: Divine Activity in Space, Time and History, Harry Lee Poe and Jimmy H. Davis
978-0830839544
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business, Neil Postman
978-0143036531
Three Views on Creation and Evolution, John Mark Reynolds et al.
978-0310220176
Other course readings as provided by the Instructor.


DVOT511
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

Professor: Ross
 


Required text:
Introducing Biblical Hebrew, Allen P. Ross
978-0-8010-2147-3


DVOT616
Hebrew Exegesis Practicum
Professor: Ross
 


Required texts:
Malachi Then and Now, Allen Ross
978-1-941337-28-8


DVOT606

Ecclesiology and Worship
Professor: Ross

 

Required text:
Recalling the Hope of Glory, Allen P. Ross
0-8254-3578-1


DVML625
Pastoral Formation
Professor: Searby

 

Required texts:
Ministry Greenhouse, George Hillman, Jr.
978-1-56699-360-9
A Passion for Faithfulness, J.I. Packer
1-58134-246-2
Dangerous Calling, Paul David Tripp
978-1-4335-3582-6
The Resilient Pastor, Mark Searby
978-1-4982-2363-8


DVPR601
Christian Preaching
Professor: Smith

 

Required texts:
Christ-Centered Preaching, Bryan Chapell
978-0801027987
Preaching and Preachers, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
978-0310331292
Crossover Preaching: Intercultural-Improvisational Homiletics in Conversation with Gardner C. Taylor, Jared E. Alcántara
978-0830839087
Preaching Christ from Ecclesiastes, Sidney Greidanus
 978-0802865359


DVBF501
Biblical Interpretation
Professor: Taylor
 


Required texts:

Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God, Timothy Ward
978-0-8308-2744-2
Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, William Klein, Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard, Jr.
978-0-785252252


DVNT616
Greek Exegesis Practicum
Professor: Thielman

 

Required texts:
The Greek New Testament, 5th revised edition, Barbara Aland, et al.
9783438051165
Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism, revised edition, J. Harold Greenlee
9781565630376
Ephesians (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament), Frank Thielman
9780801026836
The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, Frederick William Danker
9780226136158
Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament, Daniel B. Wallace
9780310218951
Biblical Greek Laminated Sheet, William D. Mounce
9780310262947
New Testament Greek Syntax Laminated Sheet, Daniel B. Wallace (links to Christianbook.com)
 9780310292081


DVNT731
Exegesis of 1 Corinthians
Professor: Thielman

 

Required texts:
The Greek New Testament, 5th revised edition, Barbara Aland, et al.
9783438051165
I Corinthians, David E. Garland
9780801026300


DVNT511
Introduction to New Testament Greek
Professor: Todd

 

Required texts:
The Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar, William Mounce
978-0-310-28768-1
The Basis of Biblical Greek: WorkbookWilliam Mounce
978-0-310-28767-4


DVPR601
Christian Preaching
Professor: Webster
 


Required texts:

Christ-Centered Preaching, Second Edition, Bryan Chapell
978-0-8010-2798-7
Text Messaging, Douglas Webster
9781894667968
Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism, Timothy Keller
978-0525953036
Saving Eutychus, Gary Millar and Phil Campbell
978-1-9222206-25-1


DVHD701
Pastoral Theology
Professor: Webster

 

Required texts:
Living in Tension, vol. 1-2, Douglas Webster
978-1-62032-150-8
The Pastor: A Memoir, Eugene H. Peterson
978-0-06-198820-2
Pastoral Theology, Thomas Oden
978-0-06-066353-7